To be able to configure the communications processor, the following engineering or
configuration tools are available:
• STEP 7 V5.5
• STEP 7 Professional (TIA Portal)
• Communication Settings (COML S7)
The steps involved are described in the "Commissioning PC Stations" manual or in the
relevant online helps.
Compatibility during configuration
If there is not yet a CP 5612 in the hardware catalog of your STEP 7 version, you can select a
CP 5611 A2 or CP 5611 for configuration. The CP 5612 is downwards compatible with the
configurations of the previous versions.
Operating Instructions, 05/2021, C79000-G8976-C278-04